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2022 Best East Asian Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region

5 Colleges in the Far Western US Region
25 Master's Degrees
If you're seeking a Master's Degree in East Asian languages, you will have fewer peers than average since the major degree program is the #217 one in the country in terms of popularity.This may make is a little harder to find a school that is a good fit for you.

College Factual reviewed 5 schools in the Far Western US Region to determine which ones were the best for master's degree seekers in the field of East Asian languages. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 25 master's degrees in East Asian languages during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Choosing a Great East Asian Languages School for Your Master's Degree

Best East Asian Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region Your choice of East Asian languages for getting your master's degree school matters. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. To make it into this list, a school must excel in the following areas.

A Great Overall School

The overall quality of a master's degree school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To take this into account we include a school's overall Best Colleges for a Master's Degree ranking which itself looks at a host of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Over 80% of the schools in this list are in the top 44% of our overall quality ranking.

Overall Best Colleges Rank  ( 717 to 204 )
Lowest Ranked Overall
Top Ranked Overall

Early-Career Earnings

One measure we use to determine the quality of a school is to look at the average salary of master's graduates during the early years of their career. That is, everyone wants their master's degree to be worth something, and salaries are one measure of determining that.

Other Factors We Consider

The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on East Asian languages students vs. other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of East Asian languages students who choose to seek a master's degree at the school.
  • Educational Resources - How many resources are allocated to students. These resources may include educational expenditures per student, number of students per instructor, and graduation rate among other things.
  • Student Debt - How much debt East Asian languages students go into to obtain their master's degree and how well they are able to pay back that debt.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized East Asian languages related body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for East Asian languages students working on their master's degree.

More Ways to Rank East Asian Languages Schools

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best East Asian Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region list, to help you choose the best school for you.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study East Asian Languages in the Far Western US Region

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities for pursuing a master's degree in East Asian languages.

Top Far Western US Region Schools for a Master's in East Asian

1 Annual Graduates

University of Southern California is a wonderful choice for students pursuing a master's degree in East Asian languages. Located in the city of Los Angeles, USC is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #30 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means USC is a great university overall.

A favorite major for East Asian languages students, there were roughly 1 students who graduated from this program at USC in the most recent data year.

More information about a master’s in East Asian languages from University of Southern California

6 Annual Graduates

University of Washington - Seattle Campus is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a master's degree in East Asian languages. UW Seattle is a fairly large public university located in the city of Seattle. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #61 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means UW Seattle is a great university overall.

There were roughly 6 East Asian languages individuals who graduated with this degree at UW Seattle in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a master’s in East Asian languages from University of Washington - Seattle Campus

#3

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA
4 Annual Graduates

San Francisco State University is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a master's degree in East Asian languages. Located in the city of San Francisco, SFSU is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 69th out of 96 colleges for overall master's degree quality in the state of California.

There were roughly 4 East Asian languages individuals who graduated with this degree at SFSU in the most recent data year.

More information about a master’s in East Asian languages from San Francisco State University

#4

University of Oregon

Eugene, OR
1 Annual Graduates

University of Oregon is a wonderful option for students pursuing a master's degree in East Asian languages. Located in the medium-sized city of Eugene, UO is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 6th out of 15 colleges for overall master's degree quality in the state of Oregon.

University of Oregon is one of the most popular universities to study East Asian in the Far Western US Region with roughly 1 graduates in the most recent data year.

More information about a master’s in East Asian languages from University of Oregon

7 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Honolulu, UH Manoa is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 1st out of 5 schools for overall master's degree quality in the state of Hawaii.

There were about 7 East Asian languages individuals who graduated with this degree at UH Manoa in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a master’s in East Asian languages from University of Hawaii at Manoa

Best East Asian Languages Colleges by State

Explore the best East Asian languages schools for a specific state in the Far Western US Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 244 11
Washington 184 3
Oregon 151 5
Hawaii 84 10

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East Asian Languages is one of 17 different types of Foreign Languages & Linguistics programs to choose from.

East Asian Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Chinese Language & Literature 11
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 8
Korean Language & Literature 4
Japanese Language & Literature 2

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 214
Romance Languages 163
Germanic Languages 19
Classical Languages & Literature 12
Native American Languages 11
American Sign Language 9
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 6
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 5
Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) 4

Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Betoseha. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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